When we moved here to Missouri, we never dreamt that it would be as difficult as it was to get the homestead we had purchased up and running. Don’t get me wrong, we knew it was going to take time, effort, energy, resources, optimism, patience, and a whole heck of a lot of faith. Did […]
Homesteading is most often associated with farming, gardening and canning in the spring, summer and fall months. But there are plenty of activities to keep homesteaders busy and productive all winter long as well! Here are 13 ideas to get you inspired to live a homestead lifestyle this winter.
In this modern world we are losing touch with some traditional skills that we really should preserve. You don’t need to even own land to embrace homesteading! You can learn to homestead anywhere. Homesteading is a way of life, a mindset and it is very rewarding. Traditional homesteading skills are great to learn for ourselves, […]
In your quest to break the chains that bound you to the chaotic rat race, have you unknowingly become a slave to the simple life? Hint: You don’t have to do everything like Ma Ingalls. I promise.
Homesteading is not a secret club where only the cool kids get to know the code. We’re all learning as we go! You *know* what your kindergarten teacher said was the only kind of dumb question…so don’t be afraid to ask about things that aren’t second hand knowledge.
One homesteader’s journey from unfulfilling employment to a life of empowerment and abundance.